For Landmark Works – Ignition

We’ve commissioned and supported seven landmark works at $25,000 each in partnership with theatre companies.

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Dear Australia – Postcards to the Nation

Between 2-5 July, 50 fearless and inspiring short works from some of Australia’s best playwrights were simultaneously livestreamed by more than 30 performing arts organisations from across Australia.

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For First Nations Writers – The Playwrights’ Retreat

10 First Nations playwrights will be supported by 5 dramaturgs over two separate 15-day virtual retreats.

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For Young Writers – Max Afford Playwrights’ Award

The $30,000 Max Afford Playwrights Award, offered by Perpetual with PWA, is an initiative of Thelma May Afford, whose will established a fund to offer a periodical prize in memory of her husband.

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For Regional & Remote Playwrights – Erin Thomas Fund

In 2020, six emerging playwrights from regional or remote areas will be supported to work with a dramaturg or director.

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For CALD Playwrights – Rapid Fire

Rapid Fire offers ten, one-day workshops of a new play, with a team of artists, actors, thinkers and other professionals of the playwright’s choice.

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For Mid-Career & Established Playwrights – DUOLOGUE

Duologue supports up to eight collaborative relationships and new work developments for mid-career and established playwrights over an eight-month period.

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For Everyone – This Is How We Do It Podcast

Five playwrights have interviewed five notable Australian playwrights and asked, “how do you do it?”.

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